The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 254 291 220
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -71
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 160 124 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.52% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.67% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 100 166
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
-36.17% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 40 £600 - 15
Canary Wharf -4 2 £488 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £575 +2.22%
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 158 (51.47%) Front Office
2 115 (37.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 113 (36.81%) Java
4 111 (36.16%) Banking
5 109 (35.50%) Fixed Income
5 109 (35.50%) Finance
6 97 (31.60%) UNIX
7 93 (30.29%) Low Latency
8 75 (24.43%) Linux
9 73 (23.78%) C#
10 71 (23.13%) ION Trading
11 68 (22.15%) Derivative
12 66 (21.50%) SQL
12 66 (21.50%) Multithreading
13 65 (21.17%) Investment Banking
14 64 (20.85%) Equities
14 64 (20.85%) C++
15 63 (20.52%) ION MarketView
16 62 (20.20%) FIX Protocol
17 59 (19.22%) TIBCO
18 47 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (12.70%) Perl
20 37 (12.05%) Python
21 36 (11.73%) E-Commerce
21 36 (11.73%) SQL Server
22 34 (11.07%) TDD
23 32 (10.42%) Rendezvous
24 31 (10.10%) OO
25 30 (9.77%) Windows
26 29 (9.45%) Market Making

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.95%) MTS
2 2 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) IIS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.28%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) MS Project
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 63 (20.52%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.65%) Eikon
3 1 (0.33%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.12%) Firewall
2 19 (6.19%) Multicast
3 9 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.95%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.33%) BGP
5 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.33%) MPLS
5 1 (0.33%) OSPF
5 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.91%) KDB
4 10 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.63%) OLAP
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.33%) HBase
7 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.23%) JUnit
2 10 (3.26%) Mockito
3 9 (2.93%) TestNG
4 8 (2.61%) JIRA
5 5 (1.63%) Subversion
6 4 (1.30%) Maven
7 3 (0.98%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.98%) Selenium
8 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.33%) Gradle
9 1 (0.33%) Introscope
9 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 158 (51.47%) Front Office
2 111 (36.16%) Banking
3 109 (35.50%) Finance
4 65 (21.17%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.91%) Back Office
6 7 (2.28%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 152 (49.51%) Developer
2 78 (25.41%) Java Developer
3 67 (21.82%) Analyst
4 37 (12.05%) C# Developer
5 36 (11.73%) Support Analyst
6 30 (9.77%) C++ Developer
7 27 (8.79%) Senior Developer
8 25 (8.14%) Project Manager
9 23 (7.49%) Business Analyst
10 21 (6.84%) Applications Support
11 17 (5.54%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
13 12 (3.91%) WPF Developer
14 10 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (2.93%) Applications Support Analyst
16 8 (2.61%) GUI Developer
17 7 (2.28%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 6 (1.95%) Linux Engineer
19 5 (1.63%) Senior Business Analyst
19 5 (1.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (20.20%) FIX Protocol
2 32 (10.42%) Rendezvous
3 27 (8.79%) WPF
4 26 (8.47%) .NET
5 18 (5.86%) WinForms
5 18 (5.86%) Middleware
6 11 (3.58%) XML
6 11 (3.58%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (2.93%) Guice
8 9 (2.93%) Reactive Extensions
8 9 (2.93%) STL
8 9 (2.93%) Spring
8 9 (2.93%) JNI
8 9 (2.93%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (1.95%) HTML
9 6 (1.95%) JMS
10 5 (1.63%) Ultra Messaging
10 5 (1.63%) XSD
10 5 (1.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 115 (37.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 109 (35.50%) Fixed Income
3 68 (22.15%) Derivative
4 64 (20.85%) Equities
5 26 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.89%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.91%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (3.26%) Eurex
9 9 (2.93%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.61%) Open Source
11 7 (2.28%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (1.95%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.95%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.63%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.63%) Grid Computing
14 4 (1.30%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.98%) User Experience
15 3 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 97 (31.60%) UNIX
2 75 (24.43%) Linux
3 30 (9.77%) Windows
4 12 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.29%) Low Latency
2 66 (21.50%) Multithreading
3 47 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (11.73%) E-Commerce
5 34 (11.07%) TDD
6 31 (10.10%) OO
7 29 (9.45%) Market Making
8 27 (8.79%) Project Management
9 24 (7.82%) Algorithmic Trading
10 20 (6.51%) OOD
10 20 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.19%) Scrum
12 16 (5.21%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 15 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (4.89%) Business Analysis
13 15 (4.89%) Risk Management
14 14 (4.56%) Analytics
14 14 (4.56%) Capacity Management
15 13 (4.23%) BDD
15 13 (4.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (36.81%) Java
2 73 (23.78%) C#
3 66 (21.50%) SQL
4 64 (20.85%) C++
5 39 (12.70%) Perl
6 37 (12.05%) Python
7 12 (3.91%) VB
7 12 (3.91%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.58%) C
8 11 (3.58%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.63%) Assembly Language
9 5 (1.63%) PHP
9 5 (1.63%) VBA
10 4 (1.30%) AWK
10 4 (1.30%) VBScript
10 4 (1.30%) C-shell
11 2 (0.65%) Korn
12 1 (0.33%) Scala
12 1 (0.33%) Groovy
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (5.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.33%) RHCE
3 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.33%) CCIE
3 1 (0.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.61%) QA
2 6 (1.95%) MiFID
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (4.89%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 71 (23.13%) ION Trading
2 59 (19.22%) TIBCO
3 22 (7.17%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.51%) Sybase
5 17 (5.54%) Reuters
6 15 (4.89%) Oracle
7 14 (4.56%) Bloomberg
8 13 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.26%) MarketAxess
10 9 (2.93%) Tradeweb
10 9 (2.93%) Syncfusion
11 8 (2.61%) eSpeed
12 7 (2.28%) Currenex
13 6 (1.95%) Citrix
14 5 (1.63%) Splunk
14 5 (1.63%) Solace
14 5 (1.63%) Fidessa
15 2 (0.65%) Altiris
15 2 (0.65%) Perforce
15 2 (0.65%) FFastFill
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